Barnes, Dora help lead Team National to a win
Team records back-to-back bowl wins
LA Tech defeated Arkansas State 47-28 in Saturday's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Team relaxes Wednesday evening at welcome party event
Team honored, 26-member senior class recognized
Louisiana Tech Football at UTEP
Photos from Louisiana Tech's game vs. North Texas
The Bulldogs and Ragin' Cajuns battled it out at Joe Aillet Stadium
Photos from the Conference USA Championship Game at Marshall
LA Tech at Louisiana-Lafayette
2014: Responsible for 29 total tackles (13 solo, 16 assisted) on the year with 6.5 tackles for a loss of 33 yards including four sacks for a loss of 29 yards while being credited with four QB hurries, a fumble recovery and a pass break-up ... Registered four total tackles (two solo, two assisted) at Louisiana-Lafayette (9/6) ... In his first game back after a broken foot, recorded a career-high seven total tackles (six solo, one assisted) with 2.5 tackles for a loss of 11 yards including a solo sack for a loss of nine yards ... Assisted on a tackle for a loss of one yard and was credited with a pass break-up at Southern Miss (10/25) ... Made a solo tackle and was credited with a QB hurry against Western Kentucky (11/1) ... Totaled five tackles (one solo, four assisted) at UAB (11/8) with 1.5 sacks for a loss of seven yards ... Registered five total tackles (one solo, four assisted) at Old Dominion (11/22) with 2.0 tackles for a loss of 14 yards including 1.5 sacks for a loss of 13 yards ... Had one solo tackle and one assisted, while also registering a quarterback hurry against Rice (11/29) ... Assisted on three tackles and had two quarterback hurries at Marshall in the C-USA Championship Game (12/6) ... Registered a solo tackle against Illinois (12/26) in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl.
2013: Played in 10 games, starting in seven ... Registered 31 total tackles (13 solo, 18 assisted) with 6.5 tackles for a loss of 23 yards including 2.5 sacks for a loss of 14 yards along wiht four QB hurries and one pass break-up ... Opened the season by recording five total tackles (four solo, one assisted) with three for a loss of seven yards while also getting credited with a QB hurry at NC State (8/31) ... Assisted on three tackles, including a tackle for a loss of two yards, in a 27-14 win over Lamar (9/7) ... Credited with two total tackles (one solo, one assisted) against Tulane (9/12) with his solo tackle being a sack for a loss of nine yards ... Assisted on two tackles and was credited with a QB hurry at Kansas (9/21) ... Registered six total tackles against Army (9/28) ... Notched six total tackles at UTEP (10/5) with a sack for a loss of three yards, a pass break-up and a QB hurry ... Totaled four tackles against North Texas (10/19) with an assisted tackle for a loss of one yard ... Notched a solo tackle against Tulsa (11/23) ... Credited with two total tackles at UTSA (11/30) with an assisted tackle for a loss of a yard and a solo tackle.
2012: Registered 39 total tackles on the year with seven solo stops and 32 assisted tackles with one sack for a loss of 12 yards, one fumble recovered for 15 yards, two QB hurries and one pass break-up ... Recorded six total tackles (two solo, four assisted) in his first collegiate appearance in a 56-49 win at Houston (9/8) ... Assisted on a tackle against Rice (9/15) ... Recorded three total tackles (two solo, one assisted) in an impressive performance at Illinois (9/22) that included a solo sack for a loss of 12 yards as Illinois attempted a fourth down conversion, a fumble recovery returned for 15 yards that set up a touchdown and a QB hurry ... Assisted on three tackles and was credited with a pass break-up in a 44-38 win at Virginia (9/29) ... Assisted on five tackles against UNLV (10/6) ... Assisted on a tackle against Idaho (10/20) ... Assisted on three tackles at New Mexico State (10/27) ... Registered five total tackles (one solo, four assisted) against Utah State (11/17) ... Matched a career-high six total tackles at San Jose State (11/24) with one solo stop and five assisted tackles while getting credited with a QB hurry.
2011: Did not play, redshirted season, member of the scout squad.
High School: Graduated from West Point High School in 2011 ... Earned four letters in football and basketball ... Named 5A first team all-state by the Mississippi Association of Coaches ... Selected to play in Mississippi's North/South Game ... helped lead his team to back to back 5A state titles.
Personal: Vontarrius Dora ... Son of Yalanda Devine ... Born on Sept. 7, 1992 in West Point, Miss. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Ole Miss, Arkansas State and UAB ... Recruited by Rob Likens.